Computer Science Level 1 - Python Certification Course

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Approximately 21 hours to complete the course.

Total of 10 Units in the Computer Science Level 1 - Python course.

Online exam estimated at 1 hour.

Unit 1

Introduction and Fundamentals

1 hours 5 minutes
9 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 1: How, When, and Why to Teach CS with VEXcode VR Python

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Getting Started with VEXcode VR Python

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Creating Projects in VEXcode VR Python

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 4: Code Colorization in VEXcode VR Python

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 5: Tips and Tricks with VEXcode VR Python

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 6: Using the VEX Robotics STEM Library

    5 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    5 minutes

  • Teaching with Computer Science Level 1 - Python

    5 minutes

  • Computer Science Level 1 - Python Certification Course - Unit 1 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 2

Moving Your Robot

1 hours 40 minutes
9 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 1: Computer Science Level 1- Python

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Driving for Distance - Moving Forward and in Reverse

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Change Parameters in the Drive for Command

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Turning the VR Robot

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Turn to Heading

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 4: Castle Crasher Challenge

    20 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    5 minutes

  • Teaching with Computer Science Level 1 - Python

    5 minutes

  • Computer Science Level 1 - Python Certification Course - Unit 2 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 3

Repeating Behaviors

2 hour(s)
9 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 1: Drawing with the Pen

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 1: Draw a Square

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 1: Mini Challenge

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Repeating Actions

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Flow of a Project with a For Loop

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Draw a House Challenge

    20 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    5 minutes

  • Teaching with Computer Science Level 1 - Python

    5 minutes

  • Computer Science Level 1 - Python Certification Course - Unit 3 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 4

Navigating a Maze

2 hours 5 minutes
9 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 1: What is a Bumper Sensor?

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Using a While Loop

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Using Multiple While Loops

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Project Flow with Multiple While Loops

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Adding Drivetrain Commands to Solve the Wall Maze

    20 minutes

  • Lesson 4: Wall Maze Challenge

    20 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    5 minutes

  • Teaching with Computer Science Level 1 - Python

    5 minutes

  • Computer Science Level 1 - Python Certification Course - Unit 4 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 5

Detecting Walls from a Distance

3 hours 5 minutes
11 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 1: What is a Distance Sensor?

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Using Comparison Operators

    30 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Drive to the Letter 'A'

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Mini Challenge

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Adjusting Distances

    20 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Turning at a Further Distance

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Mini Challenge

    20 minutes

  • Lesson 4: Wall Maze Challenge

    30 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    5 minutes

  • Teaching with Computer Science Level 1 - Python

    5 minutes

  • Computer Science Level 1 - Python Certification Course - Unit 5 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 6

Knowing Your Location

2 hours 30 minutes
13 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 1: What is the Location Sensor?

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Driving to a Set of Coordinates (X axis)

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Drive to Number '5'

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Drive to Number '1'

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Mini Challenge

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Driving to a set of Coordinates (Y axis)

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Drive to Number '31'

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Drive to Number '1'

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Mini Challenge

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 4: Drive to Three Numbers Challenge

    20 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    5 minutes

  • Teaching with Computer Science Level 1 - Python

    5 minutes

  • Computer Science Level 1 - Python Certification Course - Unit 6 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 7

Decisions with Colors

2 hours 50 minutes
15 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 1: Eye Sensor

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 1: The Eye Sensor and the Disk Maze Problem

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Using the Front Eye Sensor with While Loops

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Drive to the Next Disks

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Mini Challenge

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Using Conditionals

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Using If Statements

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Post-Project Summary

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 4: Repeated Behaviors

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 4: Using Infinite While Loops

    20 minutes

  • Lesson 5: Disk Maze Challenge

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 5: Disk Maze Challenge Steps

    15 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    5 minutes

  • Teaching with Computer Science Level 1 - Python

    5 minutes

  • Computer Science Level 1 - Python Certification Course - Unit 7 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 8

Moving Disks with Loops

3 hours 45 minutes
17 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 1: What is an Electromagnet?

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Plan the Project

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Using the Electromagnet

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Mini Challenge

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Using Sensors with the Electromagnet

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Using Sensors and the Electromagnet to Pick up a Disk

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Using Sensors and the Electromagnet to Place a Disk in the Goal

    20 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Mini Challenge

    20 minutes

  • Lesson 4: Using Nested Loops

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 4: Moving One Disk of Each Color

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 4: Build the Project

    20 minutes

  • Lesson 4: Project Flow with Nested Loops

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 5: Disk Mover Challenge

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 5: Disk Mover Challenge Steps

    20 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    5 minutes

  • Teaching with Computer Science Level 1 - Python

    5 minutes

  • Computer Science Level 1 - Python Certification Course - Unit 8 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 9

Developing Algorithms

2 hour(s)
10 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 1: What is an Algorithm?

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 2: If Else Statements

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Build and Test the Project

    20 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Using Multiple Sensors Together

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 3: Adding the Down Eye Sensor

    15 minutes

  • Lesson 3: When Color Red Detected

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 4: Dynamic Castle Crasher Challenge

    20 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    5 minutes

  • Teaching with Computer Science Level 1 - Python

    5 minutes

  • Computer Science Level 1 - Python Certification Course - Unit 9 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 10

Teaching with VEXcode VR

40 minutes
4 lessons

  • Introduction

    0 minutes

  • Lesson 1: Teaching with VEXcode VR

    5 minutes

  • Lesson 2: Strategies for Teaching and Assessing with VEXcode VR

    10 minutes

  • Lesson 3: How to Share Project Files

    5 minutes

  • Computer Science Level 1 - Python Certification Course - Unit 10 Exam

    20 minutes

Computer Science Level 1 - Python Certification Exam